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Province of Quebec
REVISED BY THE
Council of Public Instruction
AND APPROVED BY
ORDER IN COUNCIL. WITH AMENDMENTS TO MY 1st.
TELEGRAPH PRINTING CO
The EDITH and LORNE PIERCE
COLLECTION of CANADI ANA
Queen's University at Kingston
Province of Quebec
REVISED BY THE
Council of Public Instruction
AND APPROVED BY
ORDER IN COUNCIL, WITH AMENDMENTS TO JULY 1st.
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REVISED BY THE
Protestant Committee of the Council of Public
And approved by Order in Council.
WITH AMENDMENTS TO JULY, 1909.
CONCERNING SCHOOL INSPECTORS.
1. There shall be a Board of Examiners for the
examination of candidates for the position of in-
spector of Protestant schools, composed of three
members, one of whom shall be the Dean of the
School for the Training of Teachers, of Macdonald
College. The remaining two members shall be ap-
pointed by the Protestant Committee of the Council
of Public Instruction.
2. The expenses of this Board of Examiners shall
be paid, partly from the deposits of the candidates
and partly from the contingent expenses of the
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3. The examiners shall prepare the questions,
conduct the examinations in writing, value the
answers, and make a written report of the results
to the Protestant Committee at the first meeting
after the examination.
4. Candidates for the position of inspector of
Protestant schools shall appear before the Board of
Examiners, or before a sub-committee of the Pro-
testant Committee appointed for the purpose, at the
time and place appointed by advertisement given
by the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
5, Each candidate shall forward to the Superin-
tendent of Public Instruction, at least six days be-
fore the time appointed for the examination, the
following documents :
(a) A written application for appointment
stating the religious belief of the candidate,
and his age, which must not be less than 25
nor more than 50 years ;
(b) Testimonials of good character and con-
duct, according to Form No. 1, prescribed foi
(c) Certificates of literary attainments anc
qualifications, of university degree, and of hon
ors, if any, and other particulars bearing upor
his qualifications ;
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(d) Certificates showing (1) , that he holds
a diploma, (2) that he has taught at least five
years, (3) that he has not discontinued teach-
ing more than five years.
6. Each candidate shall deposit six dollars to
defray the cost of advertising in the Quebec Official
Gazette, and for other necessary expenses.
7. Each candidate shall be examined with refer-
ence to :
(a) The methods of teaching the subjects of
the authorized course of study ;
(b) The organization, discipline and man-
agement of schools ;
(c) The duties of inspectors, school boards
and teachers, and the operation of the school
law and regulations of the Province. Eifty
per cent, of the marks in each of the three
divisions of the examination will be required
8. The documents produced by the candidates,
and the results of their examination shall be sub-
mitted to the Protestant Committee for ap-
proval, and the candidates found qualified by the
Committee for the position of inspector shall be
granted certificates of the first or second class, ac-
cording to Form No. 2.
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DUTIES OF SCHOOL INSPECTORS
9. It is the duty of school inspectors :
(a) To hold educational conferences with the
teachers, school commissioners and trustees of their
respective inspectorates at suitable and convenient
centres during the first half of each scholastic year,
and to visit each school under their control during
the second half, giving two hours on an average to
the inspection of each school ;
(b) To examine the pupils upon the authorized
course of study, and to insist upon the course being
followed by teacher and pupils. The Inspector
may allow the work of any of the model school
grades to be followed whenever he judges it to be
in the best interests of the school to do so ;
(c) To transmit to the Superintendent (a) the
names of those teachers who are eminently success-
ful in carrying out the course of study, and (b) the
names of teachers who, after warning, neglect the
course of study or teach without a proper time-
(d) To ascertain whether the regulations for
teachers and for pupils are observed, and to note
especially the classification of the pupils, the ar-
rangements and allotments of the time-table, and
the manner in which the school journals and regis-
ters are kept ;
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(e) To observe the methods of instruction fol-
lowed by the teacher;
(/) To give a few model lessons in the presence
of the teacher;
(g) To ascertain what methods are used in main-
taining discipline ;
(h) To give such advice to the teacher as may be
deemed necessary ;
(i) To encourage teachers to preserve the best
specimens of their pupils' work on the authorized
form of test-sheets, in order that the inspector may
examine them at his next visit and transmit to the
Superintendent specimens worthy of being exhibit-
(?) To ascertain whether the regulations concern-
ing schoolhouses, closets, apparatus, etc., are ob-
served, and especially whether the necessary air
space per pupil has been provided, and whether
proper attention is paid to the heating and ventil-
ation of the school rooms ;
(k) To fill up a bulletin of inspection for each
school, and to transmit the bulletins of each muni-
cipality to the Superintendent as soon as the inspec-
tion of the municipality is completed ;
(I) After inspecting the schools of a municipality,
to report the results to the commissioners (or trust-
ees) , under the following heads :
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(1) Condition of the schools of the municipal-
ity as to ;
(a) The use of the course of study,
(b) A uniform series of text-books,
(c) The use of definite time-tables,
(d) Schoolhouses and closets,
(e) Apparatus (blackboard, authorized jour-
(2) Serious defects in ;
(a) The municipality as a whole,
(b) Particular schools,
(c) Individual teachers,
(3) Any action that should be taken by the
school commissioners (or trustees) to
improve the condition of their schools ;
(m) To classify, in their annual reports to the
Superintendent, the school municipalities of their
inspectorates under the following heads: — 1, Ex-
cellent; 2, Good; 3, Middling; 4, Bad; 5, Very
bad ; arranging the members of each class in order
of merit. The classification shall be based upon the
following points, each of which shall be valued at ten
marks : —
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1. The length and arrangement of the school
2. The condition of schoolhouses, closets and
3. The supply of apparatus, blackboards, au-
thorized school journals, maps, etc.
4. The use of the course of study.
5. The use of a uniform series of authorized
6. The salaries of teachers and the method of
(ft) To examine the books of the secretary-treas-
urers and to ascertain whether they are kept in ac-
cordance with the authorized form ;
(o) To hold a meeting of teachers in each county,
when required by the Superintendent, for the pur-
pose of considering the difficulties, defects and desir-
able improvements of the schools of the county and
the best methods of organizing and teaching elemen-
tary schools ;
(p) To forward their annual reports and statisti-
cal tables to the Superintendent before the first of
August each year.
10 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
10 The inspectors shall distribute the prize
books furnished by the Department of Public In-
struction as follows, (a) In the municipalities that
are endeavouring to comply with the provisions of
the school law and regulations; (b) In the schools
in which the teachers are endeavouring to carry
out the course of study in accordance with a definite
time-table ; (c) To the pupils who are taking regu-
larly the subjects of the course of study.
11. Prizes shall be awarded for general profic-
iency in all the subjects of the course of study, but
if the examination is unsatisfactory no prize shall
12. Prizes shall be given upon the actual results
of the examination by the inspector and upon the
information obtained from the teacher. It is de-
sirable that one prize at least should be given in
each of the classes of the school. An extra prize
may be given for attendance and conduct as shown
by the school journal, but this shall be distinct from
the prizes for proficiency, and shall not be given
unless a school journal has been regularly kept.
13. Prize books given by the inspectors shall
not be distributed at public examinations or closing
exercises in lieu of prizes to which pupils are en-
titled from the teachers or school boards.
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14. The inspector shall fill up and sign the label
to be found in each prize book.
15. The inspector shall enter on the school visit-
ors' register the name of each pupil to whom he
gives a prize, his age, the subject for which it was
awarded, and the title of the book given. The in-
spector shall see that the teachers are provided by
the school commissioners (or trustees) with a school
visitors' register, separate from the school journal,
and in schools where there is no register, he shall
give no prizes.
16. The prize books are divided into two classes,
Roman Catholic and Protestant, distinguished by
special labels, and inspectors shall observe this div-
ision in distributing the prizes to pupils.
1*7. Whenever books are purchased by the De-
partment of Public Instruction for school libraries,
instead of prize books, the inspectors shall dis-
tribute them to the various schools in their dis-
tricts and shall see from time to time that they are
properly cared for.
CONCERNING THE CENTRAL BOARD OF EXAMINERS
18. The Superintendent of Public Instruction,
under provision of Article 458 of the School Law,
12 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
and the Protestant Central Board of Examiners un-
der Article 84, shall alone have the power to grant
diplomas valid for Protestant schools.
19. Professional training shall be given by the
School for the Training of Teachers in Macdonald
College, as provided in 7 Edward VII, ch. 26, and
by the universities for academy diplomas under
20. To the Central Board is committed the
power of admitting teachers in training for diplo-
mas valid in this Province to the School for the
Training of Teachers, hereinafter called the School
for Teachers, or to any course leading to a diploma.
21. The diplomas granted shall be of four grades,
namely : elementary, kindergarten, model school (or
intermediate) and academy (or secondary) , and
these are valid for any Protestant school of the
same grade in the Province.
But special certificates may be granted by the
Central Board to teachers of modern languages,
drawing, music, manual work, domestic subjects,
nature study, or calisthenics, after the candidates
have passed the examinations set for the second
grade academy, or have shown by documents that
work equivalent to second grade academy work has
been done, and have shown that sufficient special
training has been taken.
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22. There shall be two classes of elementary
diplomas, namely : first and second class elementary
diplomas, and two classes of academy diplomas .
namely, first and second class.
23. First class diplomas shall be given after
January 1st 1909 only to persons who have had pro-
24 The only persons eligible for examination
and for diplomas are :
a. For first class elementary diplomas, such per-
sons as have completed a year's course of training
in the School for Teachers.
b. For second class elementary diplomas, such
persons as have complied with the conditions laid
down in regulations 35 to 39.
c For kindergarten diplomas, such persons as
have completed a year's course of training in the
kindergarten class of the School for Teachers.
d. For model school diplomas, such persons as
have completed a year's course of training in the
model school class of the School for Teachers.
e. For first class academy diplomas, graduates
in arts of some Canadian or other British univer-
sity, who have had professional training.
14 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
/. For second class academy diplomas, such per-
sons as have complied with the conditions pre-
scribed in regulations 40 to 44.
g. For any grade of diploma, such persons as
may have received from the Protestant Central
Board of Examiners permission to enter upon any
examinations specifically indicated by that Board.
25. Before entering upon any course leading to
a diploma valid for the Protestant schools in this
Province, each candidate must :
a. Make application upon the authorized form to
the Secretary of the Central Board on or before the
20th of July.
b. Be a British subject, or satisfy the Central
Board that he has begun the necessary proceedings
to become such.
c. Have entered upon his seventeenth year before
entering the School for Teachers for an elementary
diploma, or his eighteenth year before entering for
any other diploma, or applying for a permit.
d. Submit to the Dean of the School for Teach-
ers, when entering, a physician's certificate to show
that he is in good health , and a certificate from the
Secretary of the Central Board of Examiners show-
ing that all conditions for entrance have been ful-
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26. Candidates for entrance to the classes of the
School for Teachers must hold certificates or di-
plomas as follows : —
a. To the elementary class, the first grade acad-
emy certificate. (As this standing is considered
insufficient, the second grade academy certificate
will be required in 1910-11 and thereafter.)
b. To the model school class, the A. A. certificate,
(third grade academy,) or an elementary diploma.
The A. A. certificate must show that the holder has
passed in Latin, French, Algebra, Geometry and
English Language or Literature. Moreover, the
Central Board may at its discretion require an ex-
amination in any subject or subjects from holders
of elementary diplomas.
c. To the kindergarten class, the first class ele-
mentary diploma, together with a written certifi-
cate from the Dean of the School for Teachers to
the effect that the candidate possesses the neces-
sary special aptitudes for kindergarten work.
27. However, the Central Board of Examiners,
or a committee thereof, may admit to any class in
exceptional cases, persons whose qualification may
be insufficient for entrance. Such persons may,
after trial , be excluded from the School by the Dean
at his discretion, but none shall be permitted to en-
ter or to remain on trial after the Christmas exam-
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28. The examinations for first class elementary,
for kindergarten and model school diplomas shall be
the sessional examinations of the School, the re-
sults of which shall be considered, together with
reports on ability to teach and to govern rendered
by the Dean of the School. For all such examin-
ations, one-half of each examination paper may be
set by the Central Board of Examiners, whenever
the Board wishes to exercise this right, and such
tests of ability to teach and to govern must be met
as may be indicated by that Board.
All results, including examination questions and
answers, shall be submitted to the Board by the
Dean of the School; and in view of these results
diplomas shall be granted.
29. The Dean of the School for Teachers shall be
the custodian of the final examination papers and
shall retain them subject to orders from the Cen-
tral Board, or from the Department of Public In-
struction, for at least one year.
30. The examinations for first class academy
diplomas shall be the examinations in arts and in
the history, theory and practice of education of
Canadian or other British universities.
31. All holders of model school diplomas from
the McGill Normal School, or from the School for
Teachers, shall be entitled to receive first class acad-
emy diplomas on graduating in arts at some Can-
adian or other British university.
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32. All graduates in arts of Canadian or other
British universities who have passed satisfactory
examinations in education and in practical teaching
under the control of the universities or of the School
for Teachers, as approved by the Protestant Com-
mittee of the Council of Public Instruction, shall
be entitled to receive first class academy diplomas.
After considering the results of the examinations
and the recommendations of the professors of edu-
cation, which, with the examination questions and
answers, shall be submitted to the Board, the Cen-
tral Board of Examiners shall determine who have
passed satisfactory examinations in education and
in practical teaching.
The Central Board of Examiners is empowered
to set, whenever it wishes to do so, one-half of the
questions in education, and to prescribe tests of
ability to teach and to govern, which must be fol-
lowed in such examinations.
33. The form of the first class academy diploma
shall give the standing of the graduates in Mathe-
matics, Latin, Greek, French, and in subjects in
which the graduates have obtained university hon-
34. When a teacher in training, through sickness
or other cause, fails to pass the requisite examin-
ations to receive a diploma, the Dean of the School
for Teachers may upon a two-thirds vote of the
members of the Central Board present at the dis-
cussion of the case, recommend a diploma, permit
18 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
the return of the candidate to renew his course, or
permit him to return for any of his examinations
at the close of a subsequent year, and, if he be suc-
cessful, recommend him for a diploma.
PERMITS AND SECOND CLASS ELEMENTARY DIPLOMAS
35. Permits to teach may be granted by the
Central Board of Examiners to cpndidates who pro-
duce satisfactory evidence : —
a. That they have completed their seventeenth
b. That they are of good moral character;
c. That they have passed successfully Grade II
36. Such permits to teach shall be valid for the
school year only during which they aie issued and
for elementary schools in those municipalities only
which make formal application to be authorized to
employ teachers holding such permits.
37. Such permits shall be valid for a second year
when endorsed, on the ground of satisfactory teach-
ing* by the chairman of the school board under
which the teacher served, the School Inspector ol
the district and the Secretary of the Central Board
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38. At the end of- the second year of service,
teachers holding permits may, upon the recommen-
dation of the School Inspector of the district, pre-
sent themselves for examination in the Art of
Teaching and School Law, and, if successful, re-
ceive a second class elementary diploma valid for
elementary schools only. Candidates for this sec-
ond class diploma shall notify the Inspector of Su-
perior Schools on or before the first of May in any
year of their intention to take the examination in
Art of Teaching and School Law.
39. The examination papers in Art of Teaching
and School Law shall be set by thg Inspector of
Superior Schools, the examinations shall be held
in the academies in June along with the regular ex-
aminations ; the papers , together with the other
papers of the grade, shall be sent to Quebec, to be
read by the regular staff of examiners appointed by
the Protestant Committee for the June examin-
ations ; and the Inspector of Superior Schools shall
report the result to the Secretary of the Central
SECOND CLASS ACADEMY DIPLOMAS
40. Persons holding model school diplomas from
McGrill Normal School, or from the School for
Teachers, after having taught successfully in the
Province of Quebec for a period of not less than five
years since receiving such diploma, successful teach-
ing to be attested by the Inspector of Superior
20 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
Schools or by one of the public school inspectors,
shall be entitled to receive Second Class Academy
Diplomas on passing a successful examination in
the following subjects :
I. — Latin
a. Cicero — De Senectute.
b. Livy— Book XXII.
c Ovid— Tristia III.
d. Horace — Selected Odes.
e. Tacitus — Annals I and II.
f. Prose Composition — North and Hillard, Exs.
h. Unseens — Passages from the works of the au-
thors prescribed, the use of the dictionary being
II. — French
a. Grammar — The authorized text-book.
b. Composition — Macmillan's French Compos-
ition — Fasnacht.
c Voyage en Espagne — Gauthier.
d. Tour du Monde en Quatre-vingts Jours —
e. Madame de la Seigliere — Sandeau.
/. Hernani — Victor Hugo.
g. Pensees, Chapters I- VI — Pascal.
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III. — Mathematics
a. Plane Geometry as in Euclid — Geometrical
Conies and Solid Geometry as far as Volume and
Surface of the Sphere (Theorem and Archimedes).
b. Algebra — Quadratic Equations of Two Un-
known Quantities, Indeterminate Equations, Pro-
gressions, Permutations and Combinations, The-
orem of Undetermined Coefficients, Binomial The-
orem, Exponential Theorem and Logarithms.
c. Trigonometry — Methods of measuring angles,
trigonometrical ratios of all angles and of the sum
and differences of two angles, properties of triangles
and their solution in easier cases. Radii of in
scribed and circumscribed circles.
d. Mechanics and Hydrostatics, Statics, Dyna-
mics, Hydrostatics, as in Loney's Mechanics and
Hydrostatics, or the same matter in a similar text-
41. Any candidate who obtains sixty per cent,
of the possible number of marks assigned shall be
considered as entitled to a pass. The cases of thost-
whose marks fall below 60 p.c. of the total, shall be
considered on their merits.
42. Candidates presenting a certificate from
either of the universities that they have passed the
examinations in Latin, French and Mathematics of
the first and second year in Arts, shall be exempt
from further examination.
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43. Candidates for this diploma shall notify the
Inspector of Superior Schools on or before May 1st
in any year of their intention to take the required
examinations and of the academy at which they
intend to write.
44. The examinations will be held in the acad-
emies in June, at the time of the regular examin-
ations, and the time therefor shall be two days.
45. The expenses of the Central Board of Ex-
aminers shall be paid from the funds of the Pro-
EXTRA PROVINCIAL CERTIFICATES
46. A person holding a diploma as teacher grant-
ed by extra provincial authorities, who desires to
obtain a diploma for this Province, shall submit to
the Central Board of Examiners the following docu-
a. A programme showing the subjects and the
nature of the examination upon which he obtained
his extra-provincial diploma ;
b A certified statement of the marks obtained
in <ach subject of the examination;
. The diploma which he holds ;
PROVINCIAL CERTIFICATES j 23
d. A certificate of age, and a certificate of moral
character according to the authorized Form No. 1 ;
e. Satisfactory evidence that he is a British sub-
ject, or has begun the necessary proceedings to be-
4*7. If these documents are satisfactory, the
Superintendent of Public Instruction may, at his
discretion, grant a permit to teach until the date of
48. In view of these documents the Central
Board shall determine what examinations, if any,
the candidate is to undergo, and issue the diploma
to which he may be entitled after all conditions are
49. The candidate shall remit to the Central
Board of Examiners a fee of five dollars with his
application and shall receive notification of the days
of examination, which shall be held at the time
and place appointed by the Board.
50, The Secretary of the Central Board of Ex-
aminers shall cause to be provided when necessary
(a) a suitable room in which to conduct the ex-
amination, (b) a supply of stationery, and (c) the
required number of examination papers.
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ANNUAL SESSIONS OF THE SCHOOL FOR TEACHERS
51. The annual sessions of the School shall be-
gin on the first Thursday of September of each year
and end in the month of June.
52. The course of study in the School for Teach-
ers shall be drawn up by the Dean of the School
in conference with the Teachers' Training Com-
mittee, and be submitted to the Protestant Com-
mittee of the Council of Public Instruction for ap-
53. The practice schools for teachers in training
shall conform, as closely as possible to the author-
ized courses of study.
54. No candidate is admitted to the School for
Teachers until the provisions of the school law res-
pecting admission have been fulfilled.
CONDITIONS OF CONTINUANCE IN THE SCHOOL FOR
55. Persons admitted to the School must attend
on the first day of the session and must thereafter
attend punctually every day of the session or give
reasons satisfactory to the Dean of the School for
their absence or tardiness.
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56. In order to continue in the School, teachers
in training must maintain conduct and character
suitable to their present position and their future
5*7. Each professor, lecturer or teacher shall
have the power of excluding from his lectures any
student who may be inattentive to his studies, or
guilty of any minor infraction of the regulations,
until the matter can be reported to the Dean.
58. The Dean of the School shall have the power
to suspend from attendance any pupil for improper
conduct or neglect of duty, for a week, or until the
next meeting of the Training Committee, when he
deems it advisable to submit the case to that body.
59. The Training Committe is empowered for
any grave cause to expel any teacher in training
from any class.
60. Teachers in training who leave the School
during the session are expected to assign to the
Dean satisfactory reasons, accompanied in case of
failure of health by a medical certificate.
Neglect to comply with this regulation will be a
bar to future admission to the School.
61. Teachers in training must give their whole
time and attention to the work of the school, and
26 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
are not permitted to engage in any other course of
study or business during the session of the school.
62. Upon the report of the physician to the
Macdonald College that any pupil is physically or
mentally unfit to continue his work, the Training
Committee may require such pupil to withdraw
from the School for Teachers.
63. All teachers in training in order to continue
in the School must pass the prescribed examin-
ations during the session to the satisfaction of the
64. Teachers in training will be required to state
with what religious denomination they are con-
nected ; and to meet weekly for religious instruc-
tion in accordance with the scheme provided by the
Teachers' Training Committee from time to time.
65. Every Thursday after four o'clock shall be
assigned for this purpose, or such hour as may be
determined by the Training Committee. In addi-
tion to punctual atendance at weekly religious in-
truction, each student will be required to attend
public worship at least once every Sunday at his
own church, when possible.
RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTIONS . 27
66. All teachers in training who pass the var-
ious examinations in the School for Teachers with
60 per cent, of the total marks and who have not
fallen below 50 per cent, in any one of the groups
of subjects, English, Mathematics, French and
Miscellaneous, nor in any one of the subjects re-
quired by the authorized course of study for schools
of the grade which they aspire to teach , shall be en-
titled to continue in their classes.
Except by the special permission of the Dean,
no others shall be entitled to this privilege.
67. All teachers in training who attain the stan-
dards defined above at the final examinations in the
School, shall be entitled to diplomas of the grade of
the class to which they belong; and, except with
the concurrence of two-thirds of the members of
the Central Board of Examiners, who may be pre-
sent at the discussion, no others shall receive di-
plomas. But the Central Board of Examiners may
grant an elementary diploma to a teacher in train-
ing who fails to pass the examinations in the model
68. Whenever it is evident from any report to
the Superintendent of Public Instruction or from
the papers of the candidates submitted to the Cen-
tral Board in accordance with the regulations, or
for other reasons, that any particular examination
has not been conducted in accordance with the pro-
visions of the law and these regulations, the Pro-
testant Committee of the Council of Public Instruc-
28 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
tion may declare, either: first, one or more diplo-
mas granted at said examination, or, second, the
whole or any part of the proceedings of the said
Central Board of Examiners at any meeting, null
and void, in which case the Central Board of Ex-
aminers and the candidates who received diplomas
shall be notified thereof by the Superintendent.
69. Each holder of a first class elementary
diploma or of a model school or kindergarten diplo-
ma, on showing that he has taught successfully in
some school of this Province under the control of
school commissioners or school trustees, shall be
paid out of the released Normal School Funds or
other funds provided for the purpose the sum of
two dollars for each month of such successful teach-
ing, not exceeding eight months in each year, dur-
ing each of the two scholastic years immediately
succeeding the award of his diploma. If, in two
years of consecutive attendance at the School a
teacher in training has taken a first class elementary
diploma, and either a model school diploma or a
kindergarten diploma, the amount to be paid shall
be four dollars for each month ; if three sessions of
the School elapse between the admission of the
teacher in training and the conferring of the second
diploma, the amount to be paid shall be three dol-
lars for each month.
70. Successful teaching shall be shown by sub-
mitting at the annual meeting of the Central Board
DUTIES OF THE CENTRAL BOARD 29
of Examiners a certificate according to Form 5,
signed by the chairman or by the secretary-treas-
urer of each board under which the teacher has
taught and by each school inspector in whose dis-
trict of inspection he has taught. But the written
statement of any school inspector that he was un-
able to visit the school during the incumbency of
that teacher shall be accepted.
These bursaries shall only be paid for the period
up to the 30th June, 1910, unless hereafter spec-
ially provided for.
71, On being awarded a first class elementary
diploma, a model school diploma, or a kindergarten
diploma, each teacher in training at the School
shall be paid out of the released Normal School
Funds or other funds provided for the purpose the
sum of five cents for each mile that his home, in
the Province of Quebec, is distant from the Mdc-
GENERAL DUTIES OF THE CENTRAL BOARD
72. The Central Board of Examiners is empow-
ered and required :
To prepare and issue all forms of diplomas, cer-
tificates and tabulated reports which it may require
30 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTAFT COMMITTEE
in addition to the forms provided for in the law or
in these regulations.
b. To determine the time and the manner in
which any report required by it shall be made.
c. To determine all details of time and manner of
conducting examinations for admission to the
School for Teachers, and for teachers diplomas not
provided for by law or by the regulations of the
Protestant Committee of the Council ot Public In-
d. To observe and to cause to be observed all laws
and all regulations of the Protestant Committee of
the Council of Public Instruction touching the
duties committed to the Central Board of Examin-
e. To report to the Protestant Committee of the
Council of Public Instruction as that body may di-
CONCERNING THE CLASSIFICATION OF SCHOOLS
73. The educational institutions of the Province
are divided into Elementary Schools, Institutions
for Superior Education and Normal Schools for the
instruction and training of teachers.
74. Protestant Institutions of Superior Educa-
tion are classified as follows :
CLASSIFICATION OF SCHOOLS 31
a Chartered Universities and incorporated Col-
leges affiliated thereto, which are required to make
a return of their annual written examinations to the
Superintendent in addition to the annual report
made by such institutions.
b. Academies and High Schools (secondary
schools) providing instruction, in English, French,
Classics, Mathematics, and Science, adequate to
the standard of matriculation in the Universities
or for the Certificate of Associate in Arts.
c. Model Schools (intermediate schools) provid-
ing instruction in Algebra, Geometry, French and
the Latin elements, in addition to the subjects of
the elementary schools.
75. The following shall be the course of study
for Protestant Elementary Schools, Model Schools
and Academies, and be enforced according to direc-
tions contained in the Manual for Elementary
Schools, and in the Memoranda of Instructions to
Teachers of Model Schools and. Academies as is-
sued from time to time from the Department of
32 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
The first half hour of each day to be devoted to
Instruction in Scripture as below, and in Morals,
Honour, Respect for others, Good Manners,
Events connected with
birth of Christ. Luke
I,II,l-7.-Visit of Shep-
herds, Luke II, 8-20 —
Visit of Magi. Matt.
II, 1-12.— Flight into
Egypt. Matt. 11,13-23
Jesus and the Doctors. -
Luke II, 41-52.— Bap-
tism. Luke III, 15-23,
and Burial. John XIX.
— Resurrection and As-
cension. John XX, and
Acts 1, 3-12.
Outlines of chief events
to the end of the life of
To be committed, to me-
The Lord's Prayer. The
Beatitudes. Six special
texts, viz., Psl. IV, 8
Psl. LI, 10, 11. Matt
As in previous year to-
gether with the Circum-
cision and Presentation
of Jesus. Luke 11,21-38
-Preparation at Naza-
reth. Luke II, 51-52 —
Choice of Apostles.
Luke VI, 12-19.— Im-
prisonment of the Bap-
tist. Mark VI, 17-20 —
Death of the Baptist.
Mark VI, 21-29. -Sup-
per at Bethany. John
XII, 2-8.— Entry into
Jerusalem. Mark XI,
Outlines of chief events
to the death of Joshua.
To be committed to me-
The Lord's Prayer. The
Beatitudes. The Apos-
tles' Creed -Six special
texts, viz., Psl. XIX,
12-14, Prov. Ill, 5.
Matt. XI, 29, John X,
14, John XIV, 15.
COURSE OF STUDY
the Opening Exercises, Scripture Reading, Singing and Prayer,
including readings and lessons upon Godliness, Truthfulness,
Temperance, Health, Kindness to Animals, &c.
As in previous year together
with Temptation. Luke IV
1-13.— First Passover of Mi-
nistry. John II, 13-25. Ill,
1-21. — Peter's Confession.
Matt. XVI, 13-20.— Trans
figuration. Matt. XVII, 1-13
— Sending out the Seventy
Luke X, 1-16. — Feast of De-
dication. John X, 22-42 —
Paschal Supper. John XIII,
1-35, Garden of Gethsemane.
Matt. XXVI, 36-46— Be
trayal. Matt. XXVI, 47-56
—Trial. John XVIII— Ap-
pearances after Resurrection
John XX, Matt. XXVIII
16-20, Luke XXIV, 13-35-
Pentecost. Acts II.
Outlines of chief events to the
end of the Judges.
To be committed to memory.
The Ten Commandments and
Life and Words of Christ.
To be committed to memory.
34 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
English. . .
The meaning of words with the subject matter of
ness and brightness of tones, fluency, clearness
in all written work.
Copying words and sen-
tences, oral and written
ter work. Special at-
tention to penholding
Copying words and sen-
tences, Dictation, oral
and written. Reproduc-
tion, Sentence Compo-
sition, Memoriter work
Mental Arithmetic, Ad-
dition and Subtraction
with objects, and with
numbers of two figures.
Reading and writing
numbers to 100.
Mental Arithmetic, Four
Simple Rules to Short
Division inclusive. Mul-
tiplication Table. Avoir
dupois weight, Long,
and Liquid Measures.
and History .
Elementary terms. Divi-
sions of land and wa-
ter. Map of the school
Outline of the map of
sons or Use-
Form Study and Drawing, Colour, Size, Weight,
Plants, Animals, Forest Trees, and Minerals of
COURSE OF STUDY
the reading lesson. Special attention to be given to pleasant-
and correctness of pronunciation, and to writing and spelling
Copying, Dictation, Word
Building, Special Study of
Simple Selections, from best
prose and poetry, with Memo-
riter work, Sentence Drill,
the Parts of Speech.
Mental Arithmetic, Long Divi-
sion Simple examples in Frac-
tions and in Compound Num-
bers in ordinary use, and
Map of Western Hemisphere,
Map Drawing, Outline of Can-
adian History, French Rule.
Dictation, Special Study of
Selections, including Defi-
nitions, Derivations, Analy-
sis, and Synthesis of Senten-
ces, Parsing, Letter Writing,
Accounts, Descriptive Com-
position, and Recitation of
Mental Arithmetic, Simple
Example i in Fractions, De-
cimals, ] ercentage, Interest,
Mensuration and Review.
Map of Eastern Hemisphere,
Map Drawing, Outline of
Canadian History, including
points of contact with British
Motion, First Notions of Agriculture,
the Province, and their uses.)
(Special attention to the
36 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
Names of objects in con-
Names of objects, fami-
Reading Book, Table-
card, Slate, Slate-Pen-
cil. *Primary Exer-
cises in Arithmetic,
Parts 1 and 2.
Reading Book, Table-
card, Slate, Slate-Pen-
cil, Copy Book, Blank
Book, Pen, Ink. *Pri-
mary Exercises in
Arithmetic, Parts 3
and 4. Curtis' Oral
Lessons in French,
N. B. — Musical and Physical Exercises are required to
* Primary Exercises in Arithmetic were formerly called
COURSE OF STUDY
SC H OO LS— Continued.
Easy sentences with simple
forms of familiar verbs.
Reading, easy exercises in
translation, regular verbs.
Reading Book, Slate, Pencils,
Copy-Book, Blank Book,
Pen, Ink, Arithmetic, Geo-
graphy, Canadian History,
Drawing Book No. 1. *Pri-
mary Exercises in Arithme-
tic, Parts 5 and 6. Curtis'
Oral Lessons in French, Part
Reading Book, Slate, Pencils,
Spelling Book, Copy Book,
Blank Book, Pen, Ink, Arith-
metic, Grammar, "Geography
Canadian History, Drawing
Book No. 2. * Primary Ex-
ercises in Arithmetic, Parts
7 and 8. Curtis' Oral Les-
sons in French, Part. III.
form part of School Course.
38 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
1. 5th year.
II. 6th year. I III. 7th year.
The Opening Exercises in all Grades consist
Life and Words of
The Gospel of St.
The Acts of the
The Gospel of St.
As in Grade II
and also to make
of envelopes, and
issory Notes and
a Day Book and
Dictation , West's
nouf's Easy Ex-
nouf s Easy Ex-
Grammar for Be-
ercises in English
ercises in English
ginners to p. 89,
Part II., Lamb's
Parts III. and IV
Analysis of Easy
Tales, Pt. II.
Longfellow : —
(Renouf) ; or
King Robert of
Kingsley: — The
Sicily, and Ma-
caulay : — The
brittle of Lake
rang and Co.)
(a) Canadian His-
(b) British Histo-
tory : — French
ry : — English
ry to 1603.
COURSE OF STUDY
I. 8th year.
II. 9th year,
III. 10th year.
of Scripture Reading and Prayer, with Singing
To make a Day Book,
Cash Book and Jour-
nal from easy trans-
actions ; to post from
the Journal, and to
close the accounts in
ners, Composition ;
Scott : The Lady of
the Lake. (Macmil-
lan and Co.)
Tennyson : — Select
West's Elements of
Sykes' English Com-
position, pp. 1-80.
| Shakespeare's Mer-
Tennyson : - Select
tion ; or
Prose, pp. 1-126 ;
British History, 1485-
Greek History ; or Col-
lier's Great Events,
Periods I-IV ; or
Halleck's History of
Eng. Lit. to p. 260.
Events ; or Greek
and Roman History;
or Halleck's History
of Lit. complete.
REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
I. 5th year.
II. 6th year.
III. 7th year.
North and South
Europe with spe-
cial study of the
Asia, Africa and
Mental and Ra- Mental and Ra
pid ; Vulgar) pid ; Vulgarand
Mental and Ra-
pid ; Percentage,
Root, Areas : —
gram and circle.
— Easy work in
the four Simple
Curtis' Oral Les
sons, Part III
Curtis' Oral Les-
sons, Part IV. ;
Curtis' Oral Les-
sons, Pt. V.; or
Reader, Part I-
pp. 1 to 31. Fas,
Course, pp. 164-
COURSE OF STUDY
AND ACADEMIES -Continued.
I. 8th year.
II. 9th year.
III. 10th year.
Physical and Agricul-
ture. As in Davis
1902) Chap. I. to V.
or Longmans' Prim-
ary Phys.Geog. ,chap
I to V.
As in Davis' Ele-
mentary (Ed. 1902);
or Longmans' Pri.
Phys. Geog., the
including Gain and
Loss, Metric System
and easy examples in
Stocks and Present
Extra Math. Pt. II.
Simples Rules ; and
easy exercises in Fac
toring and in Simple
Equations of one
Euclid I., 1-26.
Progressive Fr., Read
per, Part I., Berten-
shaw's Gr., pp. 44-72
G.C.M. and L.C.M.,
and easy Quadratics.!
tion, E v o 1 u t$"on ,
Euclid I., II. and
Progressive Fr. Read-
er, Part II., Berten-
shaw's Gr. to page
French ""Comp. based
on Selections from
the'Reader Pt. II.
Euclid I., II., III.
Progressive Fr. Read-
er, Part II., Berten-
French Comp. based
on Selections from
the Reader, Pt. II.
42 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
I. 5th year.
II. 6th year.
III. 7th year.
First Latin Book
and Little's New
First Latin Book,
with pp. 274-281.
(2) Fabulae Fa-
ciles — Extracts
Lessons on Tem-
Knight, Part I,
with Lesson XIX
of Part II.
Lessons and Tern
pe ranee and
Knight, Part II,
with Lessons XX
and XXI of Part
III and Lesson
XXI of Part IV.
COURSE OF STUDY
I. 8th year.
II. 9th year.
III. 10th year.
der Sonnensaite ;
(1) Shorter Latin | (1) Shorter Latin
Course, Part (c) II,
pp. 1-40 (2) Fabulae
Faciles — Extracts
Course, Part (c) II.,
40-73 ; ; (2) Caesar,
De Bello Gallico, IV,
chap. 20 to 38 ; (3)
Gleasons' Ovid, 200
lines, beginning on
(1) Syntax, as in S.
L.C. Part II. with
De Bello Gallico, IV
chap. 20-38. and V;
(3) Gleason's Ovid,
lines 1-670; (4) Exer-
cises in unseen Trans-
First Greek Book,
(White )pp. 1-73;
or First Steps in
Greek (Ritchie) pp.
First Greek Book,
p. 64 to end, with
translation and writ-
ten exercises from
English into Greek ;
or First Steps in
Greek, (Ritchie) p.
38 to end.
I. , (as in White's Be-
ginners' Greek Book,
pp. 304-428) ; or
II. Grammatical Re-
view, written exerci-
ses ; Exercises in
Translation, as in
Peacock & Bell.
Physics and Chemis-
try (Stage I.) (d)
Physics and Chemis-
try (Stage II)., Che-
mistry : — Remsen
chap. I-X. Gage's
Introduction to Phy
sical Science; chaps.
I., II. (e).
Physics and Chemis-
try (Stages II. and
III.) ; or Botany
(Bailey) ; or Che-
mistry ; or Gage's
Introduction to Phy-
sical Science, chaps.
I. to V.
44 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
I. 5th year.
II. 6th year. | III. 7th year.
Prang, No. 2
Prang, No. 3.
Prang, No. 4 ;
No. 3. D. C. F.
Candidates who pass successfully the III Grade Academy Exair
culation subjects will be accepted for matriculation by the Ue
(a) Gammell's suggested. (6) Gardiner's Outlines suggested
Physics and Chemistry (Gregory & Simmons.) (e) Edition 1902
(*) For information concerning Grade-Subjects, Time-Limits
COURSE OF STUDY
ij 5CONDARY SCHOOLS)
I. 8th year.
II. 9th year.
III. 10th year.
Botany : — Bailey, pp.
1 to 250, and the
study of a few com-
Prang, No. 5 ; or No
Prang, No. 6 ; or No
Special Review of
Freehand and Geo-
jations, having gained the required standing on the papers in matri-
lersities of Bishops and McGill.
:) Macmillans' Shorter Latin Course suggested, (d) Elementary
jj C, see Memoranda of Instructions to Teachers.
46 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
ACADEMIES AND MODEL SCHOOLS
76. In order that an institution may be recog-
nized as an Academy it must fulfil the following
a. It must be under the control of, and receive
financial support from, the school board of the
municipality in which it is situated.
b. A suitable school building, furnished with the
necessary appliances, must be provided.
c. It n ust be organized in three departments,
viz : Eler .entary, Model School and Academy.
d Three teachers must be employed, one of
whom must hold an academy diploma.
e. The teachers must be engaged at fixed salaries
by the school board.
/. The authorized course of study must be fol-
lowed in each department.
g. The pupils must pass satisfactorily the annual
written examination prescribed for such schools.
h. It must remain in session at least one hundred
and eighty days during the year.
77. In order that an institution may be recog-
nized as a Model School it must fulfil the condi-
ACADEMIES AND MODEL SCHOOLS 47
tions prescribed for Academies, except that it may
be organized in two departments, elementary and
model, under two teachers, one of whom must hold,
at least, a model school diploma.
78. It shall be competent, however, for the Pro-
testant Committee to recommend a special grant to
one school in a county, when the conditions re-
quisite for a Model School or an Academy have not
79. No institution is allowed to change the title
under which it is known, so as to transfer it from
one grade of institution recognized by law to a
higher grade, without being previously authorized
to do so by the Protestant Committee.
80. Model schools shall not take up the work of
grades not properly belonging to such schools with-
out the express permission of the Protestant Com-
mittee. Permission to do the work of specified
Academy grades may be granted upon the request
of any school board to any model school upon the
receipt, from the Inspector of Superior Schools, of
a report recommending that such permission be
81. Every pupil desiring to enter the model
school department of a superior school must un-
dergo an examination in the subjects of Grade IV.
Elementary Course, and pupils desiring to enter
48 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
the academy department must undergo an examin-
ation in the subjects of the Grade III. Model School
82. The school board shall fix a uniform school
fee for each department of a superior school so that
there may be one fee for the whole course of study
of each department.
83. Academies and Model Schools, that receive
no grant in any year, must make application if they
desire to be inspected by the inspector of superior
schools the following year.
84. Academies and Model Schools are required
to send to the Department of Public Instruction,
before the first of July each year, specimens of
school exercises in Writing, Drawing, Map Draw-
ing and Mathematics, prepared upon the approved
form of paper, and these specimens shall be taken
into consideration in the distribution of the grants.
INSPECTION OF ACADEMIES AND MODEL SCHOOLS
85. It is the duty of the Inspector of Superior
a. To inspect the Protestant Academies and
Model Schools of the Province at any time from the
1st of October to the 1st of May, giving one day
ACADEMIES AND MODEL SCHOOLS 49
when so ordered, to the inspection of each Model
School and two days to the inspection of 1 each Acad-
b. To examine the buildings and furnishings of
each school , and the condition of the outhouses ;
c To note the number of pupils on the roll, and
the number present on the day of inspection ;
d. To ascertain how far the course of study is be-
ing carried out in each school and what, if any, are
the obstacles to this being done fully ;
e. To inquire into the work and the progress of
the work in the several grades ;
/. To examine the time-table, and ascertain whe-
ther it is judiciously formulated or not ;
g. To take notes of each teacher's method of con-
ducting his classes, whether he enlists the interest
and attention of his pupils, whether there are indi-
cations of careful preparation for the work on his
part or not ;
h. To note the strong and weak points of each
i. To give each teacher privately, such judicious
hints and suggestions as to the conduct of his school
as may seem necessary in the circumstances ;
50 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
;". To fill up the bulletin furnished by the Su-
perintendent for each school ;
k. To submit a general annual report upon the
prescribed work of inspection at the September
meeting of the Committee, along with the tabulated
returns of the results of the written examination,
and to submit an interim report upon the work of
inspection at each of the three remaining quarterly
meetings of the Committee ;
I. To prepare the examination papers in ac-
cordance with the authorized course of study, in
Academies and Model Schools, if required, and to
submit them to the sub-committee on examinations,
for revision and approval.
86. The Inspector of Superior Schools shall, in
the tabulated returns of the written examination,
report in regard to each school : —
a. The number of pupils on the roll for the term
in which the examination is held, and the number
present on the day of examination.
b. The number of pupils presented for examina-
tion in each grade.
c. The number of pupils not classed in any grade,
and the subjects taken by them.
d. The number of pupils that have passed in each
grade, and the number that have failed in each.
ACADEMIES AND MODEL SCHOOLS 51
e. The information required in the form of re-
port, in which the standing of the pupils in the sev-
eral grades shall be given, and separately the stand-
ing of the ungraded pupils in the subjects which
they have taken, along with a copy of the examin-
WRITTEN EXAMINATION OF ACADEMIES AND MODEL
87. There shall be an annual written examin-
ation of the Protestant Academies and Model
Schools held simultaneously under the direction of
local deputy-examiners approved of by the Protes-
88. The examination papers shall not be sent
to a school which refuses to remunerate its deputy-
89. In these written examinations pupils shall
be considered as having passed in their respective
grades provided they pass in all the grade subjects
specified in the course of study. However, pupils
who fail in not more than two subjects may be pass-
ed at the discretion of the examiners when the ag-
gregate of marks is high enough to justify such ex-
90. The papers for these examinations, except-
ing the Grade III Academy, shall be prepared by
52 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
the inspector of superior schools. Pupils who pass
in the subjects prescribed for their respective grades
will be entitled to receive certificates to this effect
from the Department of Public Instruction.
UNIVEKSITY SCHOOL EXAMINATIONS
91. The University School Examinations shall
be the leaving examinations of Grade III Academy.
92. These examinations shall be known as the
''University School Examinations." They shall
be conducted by the Matriculation Board of
McGill University as enlarged by the addition of
two assessors appointed to represent the teaching
profession, with the addition for this purpose of
the following associate members : —
a. Two members of the teaching staff of the
University of Bishop's College, appointed by the
Protestant Committee on the nomination of the
b. The Secretary of the Protestant Committee,
the Inspector of Superior Schools, and one addi-
tional member appointed by the Protestant Com-
mittee and qualified by experience to take part in
the actual work of examination. Associate members
shall have all the powers and privileges of ordinary
members in regard to matters affecting the interests
of schools under the control of the Protestant Com-
SCHOOL EXAMINATIONS 53
93. This enlarged board shall be known as the
University School Examining Board.
94, The arrangements for and conduct of these
examinations are, as heretofore, to be in accord-
ance with the regulations of the Protestant Com-
mittee. The date of these examinations and the
course of study and text-books upon which they
are based shall be determined by the Protestant
Committee after consultation with the Corporation
95. "University School Examinations" shall be
the official heading for all reports, examination
papers, certificates and other blank forms con-
nected with the examinations.
96. The certificate issued to successful candi-
dates shall be signed by the by the English Secre-
tary of the Department and stamped with the seal
of the Department, and shall be known as the As-
sociate in Arts or A. A. certificate.
9*7. Am annual report shall be made to the Pro-
testant Committee giving the membership of the
Matriculation Board and the results of the exam-
inations. The tabulated results of the examina-
tions shall be filed in the Department of Public
54 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
98, The foregoing provisions with the existing
financial arrangements (1) shall be continued until
terminated by a year's notice, either by the Pro-
testant Committee or by McGill University.
The University of Bishop's College shall have
the right of withdrawal on giving a year's notice.
99. The University School Examining Board
may be represented at the Grade II Academy ex-
aminations by one examiner in Mathematics and
one in English, the examinations to be held at
Quebec or Montreal, as may be decided from time
to time by the Protestant Committee.
a. Pupils of Grade III. Academy Course,
shall take the University School Examinations for
the Certificate of Associate in Arts and those who
pass for the certificate of Associate in Arts shall be
be held to have passed in their Grade.
b. No pupil shall be allowed without the concur-
rence of the Inspector of Superior Schools, to pro-
ceed to these examinations from any of the Super-
ior Schools under the supervision of the Protestant
Committee before having passed in Grade II.
c. No pupil shall be accepted for these examina-
tions from a Model School that is not equipped as
an Academy in point of staff.
(1) The contribution of $500.00 annually by the Protes-
tant Committee towards the'expenses of the University Exam-
SCHOOL EXAMINATIONS 55
d. Candidates in the Province of Quebec not in
attendance at schools which take the June exam-
inations as provided by the Protestant Committee
may, upon application, present themselves at these
examinations on payment of a fee of five dollars
and on conforming to the regulations governing
100. The examination of the pupils of Grade
III. Academy Course, for the certificate of Asso-
ciates in Arts, shall be in accordance with the
standard prescribed in the course of study for that
101. Pupils over eighteen years of age may re-
ceive the certificates of the Universities and the
title of Associate in Arts, but they shall not be
ranked with the other candidates.
102. The examination papers, shall be distri-
buted from the Department of Public Instruction
by the Inspector of Superior Schools, and the
answers of the pupils shall be returned to the De-
partment in accordance with instructions to de-
puty-examiners. The answers of the pupils of
Grade III. Academies shall be transmitted directly
to the Secretary of the University Board of School
Examiners, for examination and report for the in-
formation of the Protestant Committee.
56 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
103. The maximum number of marks for each
subject shall be as follows: — In Grade I. 50; in
Grade II. 75 ; and in Grade III. 100. In the ex-
amination, pupils shall not be considered as having
passed in any subject unless they have obtained at
least fifty percent (and in the case of Dictation
seventy-five) of the marks attainable in that sub-
104. The examination papers prepared by the
Inspector of Superior Schools shall have the value
of each question printed in the margin.
105. All pupils in attendance at any superior
school must take the June examinations, but credit
will not be given to the school for the marks of pu-
pils who have not been in attendance at least nine-
ty days during the current year.
106. Associates in Arts who have passed in
Latin, Greek, Algebra and Geometry, may, with-
out further examination, enter the Faculties of
Arts of the two Universities of McGill College and
Bishop's College. Those who have passed in
Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, may enter
the Faculty of Applied Science of McGill Univer-
(1) By arrangement with these universities. Particulars as
to options may be found in the University Calendars.
SCHOOL EXAMINATIONS 57
107, These examinations shall be held in the
month of June, and shall not begin earlier than
the twelfth day of that month.
108. The following rules shall govern all ex-
animations and shall be read to candidates before
the first of the series of examinations.
a. The candidates are to be placed in the ex-
amination room so as to prevent copying, or com-
munication of any kind between them.
One candidate only shall be placed at each desk
which he shall occupy throughout the examination.
b. At the hour appointed for the examination,
the candidates being in their allotted places, the
examination papers for that hour shall be opened,
and distributed to the candidates.
c. The examination papers, or any question
therein, may be read aloud to the candidates by the
deputy examiner, but no explanation whatever shall
be given as to the meaning or purport of the ques-
d No candidate shall be permitted to enter the
examination room after the expiration of one half
hour from the commencement of the examinations.
Any candidate leaving the examination room after
the issue of the examination papers in any subject
shall not be permitted to return during the exam
ination of the subject then in hand.
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e. No candidate shall give or receive assistance
of any kind in answering the examination ques-
tions. Any candidate detected (a) in taking into
the examination room or having about him any
book or writing from which he might derive assist-
ance in the examination, (b) in speaking to or ap-
plying to other candidates under any circumstances
whatever, (c) in answering under any circum-
stances whatever applications from other can-
didates, (d) in exposing written papers' to the view
cf other candidates, (e) in endeavoring to overlook
the work of other candidates, shall be immediately
dismissed from the examination. The plea of ac-
cident or forgetfulness shall not be received.
/. Candidates shall write their answers on one
side only of the paper, and shall use no other paper
than that provided for them.
g. The use of blotting paper for rough drafts
or for any writing whatever is strictly forbidden.
But rough drafts may be made on the back of the
• h. At the close of the examination all the paper,
including the blotting paper, furnished to a can-
didate must be returned to the deputy examiner.
t. No candidate shall have access to his answers,
and no alteration shall be made therein after they
are delivered to the deputy examiner.
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;. No persons, except those taking part in the
examination, shall be admitted into the examina-
tion room during the examination, and no con-
versation or anything that may disturb the can-
didates shall be allowed.
k. The candidates shall be under the direct and
careful supervision of the deputy examiner from the
beginning of the examination to its close.
I. The deputy examiner of each local centre shall
sign the following declaration at the close of the
examination and forward it to Quebec.
"I hereby solemnly declare that the examination
of has been conducted strictly in
accordance with the special regulations prescribed
for such examination, that the envelopes contain-
ing the printed examination papers furnished for
the June examinations were opened in the presence
of the candidates, that all the answers were collect-
ed at the time specified, and that these answers as
forwarded to the secretary, have been given, to the
best of my knowledge, by the pupils themselves,
without assistance from the deputy examiner, fel-
low pupils, memoranda or text book, during the
time of examination, and have not been accessible
to unauthorized persons.
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m. The deputy examiner shall send with the
above declaration a plan of the examination room
setting forth the position occupied by each can-
CONCERNING THE DUTIES OF SCHOOL COMMISSIONERS
109. School sites shall, when possible, be in
dry elevated positions, easily accessible, and pro-
vided with good water.
110. School sites shall, when possible, be isol-
ated and so situated that the surroundings will not
interfere with the work of the school room or with
the morals of' the pupils.
111. School sites shall be as far removed as
possible from swamp, or cemetery.
112. The school grounds shall be properly level-
led and drained, planted with shade trees and en-
closed by a substantial fence. They shall, when
possible, not be less than half of an acre in extent.
A larger area shall be provided for large schools.
113. Separate closets or privies shall be pro-
vided for the sexes. A close fence, at least six feet
in height, extending from the closets to the school
SCHOOL HOUSES 61
building, shall separate the approaches of these
114. Proper care shall be taken to secure clean-
liness in these closets and to prevent unpleasant
and unhealthful odours. The approaches from
the school house to the closets shall be so kept that
the closets may be reached with comfort in all kinds
115. The school house shall, when possible, be
placed at least thirty feet from the public highway.
116. When the number of children of school
age in a district exceeds seventy-five, the school-
house shall contain at least two rooms, when it ex-
ceeds one hundred and twenty-five, three rooms, an
additional room, at least being required for each
additional fifty children.
117. In each school room the area shall be at
least fifteen square feet for each pupil, and the
height from door to ceiling at least ten feet, so as
to give at least one hundred and fifty cubic feet of
air space per pupil. *
* This minimum space is sufficient'only when provision is
made for ventilation upon the most recent and approved plans.
In ordinary cases nearly twice as much space is needed. G. W. P.
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118. There shall be ante-rooms or cloak rooms
for pupils of both sexes, separate from the school
room, warmed and ventilated and supplied with
hooks, and with shelves for the pupils' luncheon.
119. All doors shall open outward.
120. The heating apparatus shall be so placed
as to give a uniform temperature of sixty-five
degrees, determined by a thermometer, in the
school room during school hours.
121. The windows of a school room shall be
placed on both sides of the school room, or on the
left side of the pupils and behind them, but never
in front of the pupils. The area of' the windows,
collectively, shall not be less than one-sixth of the
floor surface of the school room. The top of each
window shall be carried up as near the ceiling as
possible ; and the bottom of the side windows shall
be at least four feet from the floor of the room, and
the bottom of the windows behind the pupils at
least six feet from the floor.
122. The windows shall open readily from the
top and bottom, and when double windows are used
a ventilator shall be provided at the top and bottom
of each double window.
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123. There shall be in every school room ample
provision for the admission and circulation of pure
air and for the escape of impure air.
124. The school boards are required to observe
the regulations of the Provincial Board of Health
and to follow the directions of the local Boards of
Health in all matters concerning the sanitary con-
ditions of school houses, grounds and outbuildings.
125. The school houses are to be built in ac-
cordance with plans and specifications furnished
or approved by the Superintendent.
126. School houses shall not be opened before
having been accepted by the school inspector who
will visit them at the request of the school board,
and the said school board shall pay the travelling
and other expenses incurred by the school inspector
for the purpose of this visit. The school inspector
shall report the result of his visit immediately to
the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
127. School boards shall see that each school-
house is kept in good repair, that the windows are
properly filled with glass, and that suitable fuel is
provided ; that the desks and seats are in good re-
pair, that the outhouses are properly provided with
doors and kept clean, that the blackboards are kept
painted, that there is a supply of good water, and
that everything that is necessary for the comfort.
64 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
of the pupils and the success of the school is pro-
vided. When a manager is appointed, the school
board shall see that he performs his duties in a
proper manner. *
128. No puplic school house or school ground or
any building, furniture, or other thing pertaining
thereto, shall be used or occupied for any other
purpose than for the use or accommodation of the
public school of the district, without the express
permission of the school board or the chairman
thereof, and then only on condition that all dam-
ages are made good by the persons obtaining per-
mission, and that the school room is properly
cleaned before the time for opening the school.
129. The teacher has charge of the school house
on behalf of the school board. He has no authority
to use the school house other than as directed by
them, without their sanction. At the request of
the school board he must at once deliver up the
key of the school house to the chairman.
School Furniture and Apparatus
130. A sufficient number of seats, provided
with backs, and desks shall be provided for the
accommodation of all the pupils ordinarily in at-
tendance at the school.
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131. The seats and desks shall be so arranged
that the pupils may sit facing the teacher. Not
more than two pupils shall be allowed to sit at one
132. The height of the seats shall be so grad-
uated thai all pupils may be seated with their feet
resting firmly upon the floor. (To accommodate
pupils of all ages the desks should be of three dif-
133. The seats and desks shall be fastened to
the floor in rows with aisles at least eighteen inches
in width between the rows ; passages, at least three
feet wide, shall be left between the outside rows
and the side and the rear walls of the room, and a
space from three to five feet wide, between the
teacher's platform and the front desks.
134. Each desk shall be. so placed that its edge
will be directly over the edge of the seat behind it.
The desk shall be provided with a shelf for pupils'
135. There shall be a teacher's desk of con-
venient form with lock and key, placed upon a dais
or rlatform at least six inches in height.
136. There shall be a cupboard, provided with
lock and key, for the preservation of school records
66 REGULATIONS OF THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
137. There shall be a blackboard, at least three
feet six inches wide, extending across the whole
room in rear of the teacher's desk, with its lower
edge not more than two and a half feet above the
floor or platform ; and , when possible , there shall
be an additional blackboard on each side of the
room. At the lower edge of each blackboard there
shall be a shelf or trough for holding crayons and
188. There shall be in every school room a
jacketed stove (unless another system of heating is
used) a wood-box or a coal-bucket, a shovel, a
poker, a broom, a water-bucket, a drinking cup, a
hand bell, a clock, a thermometer, a copy of the
school regulations, a copy of the authorized course
of study, and an authorized school journal ; and in
every school a standard dictionary, a visitor's re-
gister, a set of tablet lessons of Part T. of the First
Keader, a supply of crayons and blackboard
brushes, a waste paper box, a map of North Amer-
ica, a map of Canada and a map of the Province of
139. Provision shall be made by every school
board for sweeping each school house daily and for
scrubbing the floors at least once every two months,
and for making fires one hour before the time for
opening school when requisite ; but it is not the
duty of teachers to do this work.
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The School Year
140. All schools shall be closed from the 1st
July to the 15th August each year ; but any school
board may, with the approval of the Superinten-
dent, open one or more of its schools during this
period when the circumstances of the school render
141. The schools of a municipality shall open
each year after the 15th of August, and not later
than the first Monday in September, as may be
determined by resolution of the school board of the
142. The schools of each mu uicipality shall
continue in session each day, except the holidays
hereinafter provided, from the date appointed for
the opening until the close of the school session.
In school municipalities where the school session
is less than ten months the school boards may pro-
vide by resolution for closing the schools during
the breaking up of the roads.
143. The holidays for the Protestant Schools
of the Province shall be as follows :
Every Saturday and Sunday ; From 24th Decem-
ber to 2nd January inclusive ; Good Friday ;
Victoria Day ; Dominion Day ; and such days
as are proclaimed by authority or granted by reso-
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lution of the school board of the municipality or
by the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Also the two days upon which the Protestant
Teachers' Association meets yearly, provided the
teacher concerned actually attends the sessions of
the Association after giving notice in writing to
the school board.
144. The school hours shall be from nine
o'clock in the forenoon till four o'clock in the after-
noon, unless the school board by resolution pres-
cribes a shorter period.
145. There shall be a recess of not less than ten
minutes each forenoon and afternoon, and a recess
of one hour at least shall be allowed for recreation
during the middle of the school day.
Engagement of Teachers
146. Each school board shall engage its teach-
ers for the time, at least, that the schools are to be
in operation during the school year, and not for
any less period, except to replace a teacher retiring
before the end of the school year.
147. In the engagement of teachers the school I
board shall consider the special needs and circum- I
stances of the several schools under its control and
RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION 69
shall allot the teachers among these schools so as
best to promote the interests of the whole munici-
148, No school board shall require or permit
any teacher under its control to "board around"
among the inhabitants of the district.
149. The teacher's engagement for Protestant
schools shall be made in accordance with Form
150. Whenever the average attendance of an
elementary school exceeds fifty, a second teacher
?hall be engaged for that school by the school
151. Religious Instruction shall be given in all
public schools, but no person shall require any
pupil in any public school to read or study in or
from any religious book, or to join in any exercise
of devotion or religion, objected to in writing by his
or her parents or guardians.
152. Every Protestant school shall be opened
each day with the reading of a portion of the Holy
Scriptures followed by the Lord's Prayer.
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153. In all grades of Protestant schools the first
half hour of each day shall be devoted to the open-
ing exercises, (prescribed by the preceding Regu-
lation,) instruction in morals, and Scripture His-
tory. The Holy Scriptures and the authorized
text-books shall be used for- this purpose. No de-
nominational teaching shall be given in such
Authorized Text-Books and Forms
154. A revision of the authorized text-books
and apparatus shall be made once in four years.
155. Each school board shall, during the year
following each revision, select from the authorized
books a list of text-books for use in the munici-
pality, naming one book, or one graded set of
books, in each subject of the course of study, and
shall insist upon their use in the schools of the
municipality to the exclusion of all others.
156. School boards having adopted a list of
text-books after the quadrennial revision, in ac-
cordance with the provisions of this article, shall
not replace one book by another during the qua-
drennium without the express permission of the
Protestant Committee of the Council of Public
Instruction. A copy of this list shall be placed
in each school of the municipality, and a copy shall
be sent to the English Secretary of the Department
of Public Instruction. (An additional series of
reading books may be selected for supplementary
157. School boards shall provide and use the
authorized forms of teachers' engagements, ac-
count-books, school journal and school visitors' re-
gister in their municipalities.
Secretary -Treasurer's Expenses
158. The secretary-treasurer shall be provided
by the school commissioners or trustees with a
suitable minute-book, account-books, and other
stationery required for their work.
159. The school commissioners and trustees
shall, if possible, hold their meetings in the most
central school of the municipality, and if they
hold their meetings at any other place, they shall
not pay rent therefor without the permission of the
160. When a secretary-treasurer travels upon
business of the school corporation he shall be paid
his just travelling expenses ; but any indemnity
which may have been accorded him by a court of
justice or by any legislative or municipal body for
the same journey shall be deducted from his ex-
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161. A secretary-treasurer shall only be con-
sidered to travel upon business of the corporation
when he is specially authorized to do so by a reso-
lution adopted at a regular meeting of the school
corporation stating the object of the journey, or,
if there is not time for a meeting, upon an order
signed by the chairman or in his absence by two
members of the school corporation.
162. In the cities, towns and municipalities, of
which the population amounted at the taking of the
last census to more than three thousand souls, or
of which the extent is more than nine miles in
length, there shall be allowed a certain sum for
taking the census of the children.
163. Every sum allowed to the secretary-trea-
surer, or otherwise paid out in accordance with the
preceding regulations, shall be paid out of the
funds of the school municipality and shall be ac-
counted for in the ordinary manner.
164. Those school municipalities only whose
annual share of the government grant is less than
two hundred dollars are eligible for a grant from
the Poor Municipality Fund.
POOR MUNICIPALITIES 73
165. Municipalities desiring to obtain a grant
from the Poor Municipality Fund must make ap-
plication to that effect to the Superintendent
through the Inspector on or before the 1st of Jan
uary each year.
166. This application must be accompanied by
a certificate from the school inspector -stating (a)
that the school law and regulations have been faith-
fully carried out in the municipality; (b) that the
teachers are competent; (c)that there are no ar-
rears due by solvent persons ; (d) that the muni-
cipality is poor and cannot contribute more than
it does for school purposes.
The Inspector shall give the rate of taxation
upon the saleable value of real estate in the muni-
cipality, as nearly as he can estimate it.
F?16*y. School municipalities that have failed to
comply with the instructions of the Superinten-
dent shall receive no share of the Poor Municipal-
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168. When two or more teachers are employed
in a school one shall be the head teacher. The
head teacher shall be responsible for the organ-
ization, classification, and discipline of the whole
school, and shall prescribe, (with the concurrence
of the school board) , the duties of the assistant-
169. Teachers shall not absent themselves from
school nor close their schools on regular school days
without permission from the school board or the
chairman thereof, unless in case of sickness or other
unavoidable cause, in which case the absence shall
be immediately reported to the school board.
170. It is the duty of a teacher in a public
1. To see that the school house is ready for the
reception of the pupils at least fifteen minutes be-
fore the time prescribed for opening the school in
the morning, and five minutes before the time for
opening in the afternoon ;
2. To. give vigilant attention to the ventilation
and temperature of the school rooms, and to deter-
mine the temperature by thermometer. At each
recess the windows and doors shall be opened for
the purpose of changing the atmosphere of the
DUTIES OF TEACHERS 75
3. To give strict attention to the proper clean-
liness of the schoolhouse and outbuildings, to make
and enforce such rules as will ensure the keeping
of the school grounds and outbuildings in a neat
and cleanly condition, and to inspect these at least
once each day ;
4. To see that no damage is done to the fur-
niture, fences, outbuildings, or other school pro-
perty, and to give notice in writing to the school
board of any such damage and also of any neces-
sary repairs ;
5. To see that the school house and outbuildings
are locked at all proper times, and when not locked
to see that they are under the charge of a teacher,
or of a monitor for whose faithfulness the teacher
shall be responsible, (or of a caretaker after school
G. To classify the pupils strictly according to the
authorized course of study ; *
7. To require each pupil to do thoroughly the
work prescribed for one grade before promoting him
to the next higher grade. Pupils who have fallen
behind in the work of their grade may be placed in
the next lower grade ;
8. To prepare and keep in a conspicuous place
in the school room, for the guidance of teacher and
pupils, a time-table showing the order of exercises
for each class for each day in the week, and the
time devoted to each exercise per day ;
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9. Not to require or permit any pupil to use as
a school text book any book not incuded in the list
of text-books prescribed for the use of pupils in the
10. To open the school each morning with read-
ing a portion of the Holy Scriptures, followed by
the Lord's Prayer ;
11. To furnish the pupils with constant employ-
ment during school hours, and to endeavor by judi-
cious and diversified methods to render the exer-
cises of the school pleasant as well as profitable ;
12. To make special preparation beforehand for
each day's work with the several classes ;
13. To teach diligently and faithfully all the
subjects of the authorized course of study ;
14. To explain each new lesson assigned, point-
ing out the difficult parts, that every pupil may
know what he is expected to do for the next reci-
tation and how it is to be done ;
15. To give his undivided attention to the school
work, and not to engage in any private business
or work on the school premises during school hours ;
16. To use such methods to secure discipline as
may be adopted by a kind, firm and judicious parent
in his family, avoiding corporal punishment except
when it shall appear to be imperatively necessary,
DUTIES OF TEACHERS 77
and then a record of the offence and the punish-
ment shall be made in the school journal. All de-
grading and unusual puuishment shall be avoided.
Teachers are specially warned not to inflict any
blow with the hand or otherwise upon the head of
a pupil ;
17. To read to the pupils, from time to time, the
school regulations that apply to them, that they
may have a clear understanding of the rules by
which they are governed ;
18. To preserve a careful oversight of the con-
duct and habits of the pupils during school hours ;
19. To keep, in the prescribed form, a journal of
the daily attendance, and to inquire into causes of
tardiness and absence ;
20. To keep the visitors' register, and to allow
visitors free access to the same ;
•21. To make up all returns required by the
superintendent, the inspector and the school board,
as far as the information required can be supplied ;
22. To carry out the suggestions of the inspector
to the best of his ability ;
23. To preserve for reference the educational
journal and other works, etc., furnished to the
school, and on retiring from the school to leave
them in order for his successor ;
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24. To endeavor to improve his professional
status by attending the teachers' meeting held in
the county, and by professional reading.
171. It is the duty of every pupil to attend
school punctually and regularly, to follow the au
thorized course of study, to conform to the regula-
tions of the school, to obey promptly all the direc-
tions of the teacher, to be diligent in study, respect-
ful to teachers, kind and obliging to schoolmates,
clean and neat in habits, person and clothing, and
to refrain entirely from the use of profane and
and vulgar language.
1*72. No pupil who is affected with, or exposed
to, any contagious disease shall be pemitted to
attend school until he produces medical or other
satisfactory evidence that all danger from his ming-
ling with the other pupils, or from his exposure to
the disease, has passed away.
173. Pupils are required to procure the text-
books and other school requisites indicated by the
course of study for the class to which they belong.
DUTIES OF PUPILS 79
1*74. The school board may provide and lend to
indigent pupils with due precautions for their
proper preservation, text-books and other school
175. In all cases of absence pupils are required
to furnish from their parents or guardians on re-
turning to school sufficient reasons for such absence.
1*76. No pupil shall be permitted to leave at
any time before the regular hour for closing his
class, except in the case of sickness or on a written
or personal request of his parent or guardian.
177. Each pupil is required to be present at
each inspection and examination of his school or
department, cr to present a satisfactory excuse for
178. Each pupil shall have a particular desk,
and shall keep the same and the floor beneath it in
a neat and orderly condition.
179. Pupils of one district shall not attend the
school of another district unless by special permis-
sion of the school board.
180. When the school board establishes more
than one department or school in a district, all the
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pupils shall be classified according to their attain-
ments and shall attend such department therein as
they shall be found qualified for, as determined by
181. Pupils shall be responsible to the teacher
for their conduct on the school , premises and also
when going to, or returning from, school, unless
they are accompanied by their parents or guardians.
182. Any school property or furniture injured
or destroyed by a pupil must be made good forth-
with by the parent or guardian.
183. When the ordinary discipline of the school
fails to secure becoming conduct in a pupil, the
teacher shall notify the parents of the fact. If no
improvement takes place, the teacher may then
suspend him from the school for a period not ex-
ceeding five school days. If the suspension be for
refusing to do some definite act that may rightfully
be demanded, it may be extended until the offender
returns and does that which he had refused to do.
184. Whenever any teacher suspends a pupil,
he shall at once notify the parents or guardians in
writing stating the length of time for which the
pupil is suspended and the reasons for such sus-
185. When it becomes evident that the conduct
of a pupils is such as to endanger the morals of his
companions, or the authority of the teacher, and the
ordinary modes of discipline fail to secure amend-
ment, the head teacher may report the pupil to the
school board for expulsion, and may suspend the
pupil pending the decision of the school board.
186. Any pupils expelled from school by the
school board shall not be re-admitted to any school
in the municipality without the written consent
of the school board ; but any pupil expelled from
school who shall express to the teacher his regret
for his conduct as openly and explicitly as the case
may require may, with the approval of the teacher
and the school board, be re-admitted to the school.
CONCERNING APPEALS TO THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
FROM THE DECISIONS OF THE SUPERINTENDENT
187. Any person who desires to appeal to the
Protestant Committee from the decision of the
Superintendent shall do so by petition and in con-
formity with the following provisions :
1. The petition addressed to the Protestant Com-
mittee of the Council of Public Instruction shall be
forwarded to the secretary of the committee by re-
gistered letter or it shall be served on him by a
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2. This petition shall state the grounds or reasons
of the appeal, and no others will be taken into con-
sideration by the committee ;
3. The persons interested shall appear before
the committee or a sub-committee, personally (or
by their attorney if they desire) , otherwise the com-
mittee will proceed against them by default ;
4. The Superintendent shall submit to the com-
mittee all the documents in his possession relative
to said appeal and no other document concerning
matters or facts which may have happened since
the judgment which is appealed against was ren-
dered, shall be produced before the committee.
5. The Superintendent, if he desires to do so,
shall give to the committee explanations concerning
the question or questions which form the subject
of the appeal, in the presence of the persons in-
6. The appeal shall be made within fifteen days
from the day in which the judgment of the Super-
intendent is communicated or transmitted to the
representatives of both appellants and respondents ;
7. No petition in appeal will be received by the
committee unless accompanied with a deposit of
four dollars to pay for copying documents required
for the appeal.
TEXT BOOKS 83
CONCERNING TEXT-BOOKS SUBMITTED FOR AUTHOR-
188. Persons desiring to submit a text-book to
the Protestant Committee for authorization shall
forward one dozen copies of the book to the Super-
intendent for examination, stating the retail price
and the price per dozen.
2. Before final authorization of any book the
publisher must legally bind himself to supply said
book, in harmony with price and quality of samples
submitted, as may be needed for schools under the
jurisdiction of the Protestant Committee, for a term
of at least five years.
189. A sample copy of every edition of every
book authorized by the Protestant Committee shall
be deposited in the Department of Public Instruc-
tion by the publisher, and no edition of any book
shall be considered as approved without a certifi-
cate to that effect from the Superintendent of
Public Instruction, which certificate may be with-
drawn at any time at the request of the Committee.
190. Every authorized book shall bear the im-
print of the publisher, and shall show upon the
cover or title page the authorized retail price, and
no part of the book shall be used for advertising
purposes, without the written consent of the
Superintendent of Public Instruction.
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191. No alterations in contents, typography,
binding, paper, or any other material respect, shall
in any case be made without the approval of the
192. Any books recommended as aids to teach-
ers, for private reference or study, shall not be
used as text-books by the pupils.
193. All regulations of the Protestant Commit-
tee of the Council of Public Instruction which are
in force when these regulations are approved by
order-in-council, are hereby repealed.
FOKM NO. 1
Form of Certificate of Moral Character.
"This is to certify that I, the undersigned, have
personally known and had opportunity of observ-
for the last past ; that
during all such time his life and conduct have been
without reproach ; and I affirm that I believe him
to be an upright, conscientious and strictly sober
(This certificate must be signed by the Minister
of the congregation to which the candidate belongs
and by two school commissioners or trustees or
POEM NO. 2
Canada, Protestant Committee of the
Province of Quebec, Council of Public Instruction.
We hereby certify that a native of
aged residing at
and professing the Protestant faith, has produced
the requisite certifiers, passed the examinations,
and fulfilled the conditions prescribed by the School
Law and Regulatious for Candidates for the posi-
tion of Inspector of Protestant Schools, to the satis-
faction of the Protestant Committee.
We further certify that a class certificate
has been granted to him and that he is, therefore,
eligible for appointment as Inspector of Protestant
Schools in the Province of Quebec.
In witness whereof, by order of the Protestant
Committee of the Council of Public Instruction, we
have hereunto affixed our hands the day of
in the year 19
86 REGULATIONS TO THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
FOBM NO. 3
To the Secretary,
Protestant Central Board of Examiners, Quebec.
I, (name in full) residing at
(Post Office) county of professing the
Faith, have the honor to inform you that
I presented myself at in June 19
for examination for grade — Academy Certificate.
I enclose herewith : —
1. A certificate that I was born at county
of on the day o the month
2. A certificate of moral character according to
the authorized form.
(Signature in full.)
FOKM No. 4
Province of Quebec. Municipality of
On the day of the month in the year
19 ... , it is mutually agreed and stipulated between
the school of the municipality of
in the county of , represented by
their chairman under a resolution of the said
passed on the day of 19 . , and
teacher holding a diploma for the Province
of Quebec and residing at as follows : —
The said teacher hereby makes an engagement
with the said school board for the term of
year from the day of 19. . .to the
day of 19. . . (unless the diploma of the
said teacher be withdrawn, or any other legal im-
pediment arise) to teach the school in dis-
trict No , according to the school law and
regulations, every day during said term except on
holidays prescribed by the Eegulations for Pro-
The said agree to pay to the said teacher
the sum of for the said school year, payable
monthly in current money and not otherwise, and
neither the secretary-treasurer nor any other person
shall alter this method of payment.
Done at the day and date first above
mentioned, and the parties have signed after hear-
ing the same read.
Chairman of the School
88 REGULATIONS TO THE PROTESTANT COMMITTEE
FOEM No. 5
This is to certify that who holds
a diploma from the School for Teachers ,
dated has taught in the school
at in the county of during
months of the scholastic year 19 ... , and has been
assiduous in duty, punctual in attendance, ob-
servant of regulations, has governed her pupils
well, secured good progress in study, been polite
and tactful in intercourse with parents, commis-
sioners and Inspector, and maintained a character
Chairman or Secretary-Treasurer of
School Commissioners of
N.B. — Let each person signing this certificate
fill in the number of months for which he gives it,
and score out any clause to which he cannot sub-
Change of name 79
Fees of 82
Specimens of work 84
Inspection of 85
Examination of 87
Academy Diplomas :
First Class for Graduates in Arts 24e-30-32-33
First Class for Holders of Model Sc. Dip 31
Second Class 24/-40-44
Appeals to Protestant Committee 187
Authorized Forms 157
Authorization of Text Books 154-156-188-192
Bulletins of Inspection 9A;-85j
Boarding Around 148
Board of Examiners :
Central Board 18-72
For Inspectors 1-8
Central Board :
Powers and Duties of 18-20-28-29-72
Grades of Diplomas 21-24
Classes of Diplomas 22-24
Subjects of Examination 28-30
Extra Provincial Certificates 46-50
Exemptions granted 27
Records and Reports 72-74
Action of Board annulled 68
Permits granted 35-39
Classification of Schools 73-74
Course of Study :
For three Grades of Schools 75
In relation to Inspectors 96
In relation to Superior Schools 76/
Of Normal School 52-53
In relation to Teachers 9c
In relation to Pupils 96
Grades of 21-24
Classes of 22-24
Academy 24e-24/-30-3 1-32-33-40-44
Engagement of Teachers :
Length of 146
Form of 149
Educational Journals 170 (23)
For Examination of Inspectors 6
" Superior Schools 82
" University Certificate 99d
Head Teachers 168
Examination of 4
Composition of Board 1
Expenses of Board 2
Duties of Board 3
Time of Examination 4
Subjects of Examination 7
Duties of 9
Inspector of Superior Schools :
Duties of 85-86
Model School :
Conditions for 76-77
Special Cases 78
Change of Name 79
Fees of 82
Application for Inspection 83
Specimens of Work 84
Inspection of 85
Examination of 87-90
Macdonald College School for Teachers :
Direction of 57-58-59
Committee of 59
Annual Session 51
Course of Study 52-53
Conditions of Continuance 55-56-60
Religious Instruction 64-65
Privileges of Teachers 66-67
Outbuildings 70 (5) 85 (b)
Poor Municipalities 164-167
Duties of 171
Classification 168-170 (6)
Work of 170 (7)
Discipline of 154 (16)-183
Conduct of 181-185
Contagious diseases 172
Text-Books for 173-174
Reasons for absence 175
Cannot leave School 176
To be present at Inspection 177
Of adjoining district 179
Damages by. 182
Religious Instruction ^ . 151-153
School Boards :
In relation to School grounds 109-114
" School houses 115-129
" School furniture 130-138
" " " Teachers' engagements 146-150
" Text-books 154-156
Authorized Forms 157
Secretary-Treasurer's Expenses 158-163
School Journal 157-170 (19)-170 (23)
School Year 140-142
School Hours 144-145
School Grounds 109-114
School Houses :
Use of 128
Cleaning and Fires 139
Damages 182-170 (4)
To be locked 129
In charge of Teachers 129
Specimens of School Work :
Elementary School 9 (i)
Superior School 84
Authorization of 154-156
How authorized 188-192
Uniform series of 155
Pupils provided with 173
May be lent to pupils 174
Attendance 169-170 (1)
Duties of 170
Head Teacher 168
Engagements 76 (e)-146-147-149
Number of 150
Time Table 9 (c) and (d)-170 (8)
Temperature 120-170 (2)
Uniform Series of Text-Books 155-170 (9)
Ventilation 122-123-170 (2)
Visitor's Register 138-157-170 (20)